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Aaron’s Cotton Co. Museum
311 Delta Ave., Clarksdale, MS 38614
Admission: Free
Features: History of cotton and its relationship to the blues.

Africa House YA Providence Educational Resource Museum & Gallery
52 Providence Road. , Natchez, MS 39121
Admission: Free
Features: A living home-based educational/African cultural continuum museum containing paintings, artifacts, carvings, videos, tools, and photographs of European enslavement forts, and instruments.

African American Military History Museum
305 E. Sixth St., Hattiesburg, MS 39401
Admission: Free
Features: Exhibits from the Revolutionary War to the war on terrorism. History of USO Club.

Alice Moseley Folk Art and Antique Museum
1928 Depot Way, Bay St. Louis, MS 39520
Admission: Free
Features: Much of original work of folk artist and storyteller Alice Moseley, and her son’s antiques. Prints for sale.

American-Indian Artifacts Museum
179 State Line Rd. , Columbus, MS 39702
Admission: Free
Features: Native American artifacts dating back thousands of years ago.

Amory Regional Museum
801 S. 3rd St., Amory, MS 38821
Admission: Free
Features: Former Amory hospital now a historical landmark, with artifacts dating from 10,000 B.C. and exhibits by contemporary artists

Apron Museum
110 W. Eastport St., Iuka, MS 38852
Admission: $3
Features: 3,000-plus item exhibit to aprons and the people who wore them

B.B. King Museum & Delta Interpretive Center
400 Second St., Indianola, MS 38751
Admission: Adults $15; Over 65 $12; students $10; Ages 5-7 $10; Under-5 free.
Features: Heritage of the Mississippi Delta and life of bluesman B.B. King told through film, interactive exhibits, artifacts and activities

Beauvoir, Jefferson Davis Home and Presidential Library & Museum
2244 Beach Blvd., Biloxi, MS 39531
Admission: Adults $12.50; students 6yrs – 18 yrs $7.50; seniors, military, AAA $10 5yrs under Free
Features: Beauvoir Confederate cemetery; Tomb of the Unknown Solider; Gift Shop; Library & Museum; Varian’s Garden; Jefferson Davis Birthday and Confederate Memorial Day celebrations, Fall Muster

Bench Mark Works Motorcycle Museum
89 Earles Fork Rd., Sturgis, MS 39769
Admission: Free
Features: Museum is dedicated to pre-1970 BMW motorcycles

Biedenharn Coca-Cola Museum
1107 Washington St., Vicksburg, MS 39183
Admission: Adults $3.50; Under-12 $2.50; Under-5 free
Features: Coca-Cola memorabilia; soda fountain; reproduction of equipment first used to bottle Coke; gift shop; ice cream

Boler Stagecoach Inn Museum
205 East Jackson Road, Union, MS 39365
Admission: $5 adults, $1 children
Features: Historic inn is a national landmark and a State Historical Site. Features furnishings and items from the 1830-1920 periods.

Camp Van Dorn World War II Museum
138 Main St., Centreville, MS 39631
Admission: Free. Donations welcome.
Features: Honors the 40,000 soldiers who trained in this primitive camp during World War II. It is divided into sections about the town of Centreville.

Canton Movie Museums
Union and Center Streets, Canton, MS 39046
Admission: $6 adults, $3 K-college, $5 seniors
Features: Movie museums include sets for “A Time to Kill” and “My Dog Skip.”

Canton Multicultural Center & Museum
141 North Union St. , Canton, MS 39046
Admission: $3 adults, $2 seniors, $1 under-12.
Features: Multimedia interactive museum with interviews on slavery, civil rights, early African American businesses, education, family and music.

Catfish Capital Museum & Visitors Center
111 Magnolia Street, Belzoni, MS 39038
Admission: Free
Features: Catfish farming from the pond to the plate. Handcrafted displays by Mississippi artisans and a video on aspects of catfish farming.

Chahta Immi Cultural Center
100 Choctaw Town Center, Choctaw, MS 39350
Admission: $5. Discounts for education, military tribal members; Seniors and under-5 free
Features: Cultural exhibits, historical collections and an on-site gift shop provides glimpse into the culture and heritage of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.

Columbus War Museum
1501 Main St., Columbus, MS 39701
Admission: Free
Features: Created to honor and recognize not only those who died in military battle, but the many who lived through them.

Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center
501 W. Linden St., Corinth, MS 38834
Admission: Free
Features: Interactive exhibits; presentations on Battles of Shiloh and Corinth; reproductions of earthworks; bookstore; research library

Corinth Coca-Cola Museum
221 N. Fillmore St., Corinth, MS 38834
Admission: $5 adults; $3 over-50; Free under 16
Features: Trace 100 years of the Coca-Cola Bottling Works in Corinth. Over 1,000 pieces of authentic Coca-Cola memorabilia.

Delta Blues Museum
P.O. Box 459, Clarksdale, MS 38614-0459
Admission: $10; group rates available
Features: Blues classes; workshops; temporary & permanent exhibits; lectures & performances; traveling trunk available

Delta State University Museums
North 5th Ave., Cleveland, MS 38733
Admission: Free
Features: DSU Archives & Museum, The Dave “Boo” Ferriss Baseball Museum

DeSoto County Museum
111 E. Commerce St., Hernando, MS 38632
Admission: Free, donations accepted
Features: Exhibits feature the history of DeSoto County from early European explorers. Exhibits spotlight Civil War, African-American history, Native American heritage and more.

Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum
306 Elvis Presley Dr., Tupelo, MS 38801
Admission: Combo tickets, $17; 60-and-over, students $14; over-7 $8
Features: Celebration of the life of rock-and-roll legend Elvis Presley; theater; amphitheater; picnic areas; gift shop; snack bar; multipurpose hall

Emmett Till Historic Intrepid Center
33 Thomas St., Glendora, MS 38298
Admission: $5 adults, $3 18-and-under
Features: Center housed in old cotton gin that was converted to gift shop and repository for artifacts, photos, oral histories and audio-visual archives.

Ethel Wright Mohamed Stichery Museum
307 Central St., Belzoni, MS 39038
Admission: $2
Features: Slide show program and commentary

Eudora Welty House and Garden
1119 Pinehurst St., Jackson, MS 39202
Admission: Adults $5, Adult Group Rate (13 or more) $4, Students $3, Under 6 free The 13th of each month is free when open
Features: Home and garden reflect the life of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Eudora Welty.

Fire Museum & Public Fire Safety Education Center
355 Woodrow Wilson Ave., Jackson, MS 39215
Admission: Free
Features: Artifacts including records, an 1870 parade uniform, communication equipment, pictures, helmets, and fire trucks and wagons from the early 1900s.

G.I. Museum
5796 Ritcher Rd., Ocean Springs, MS 39564
Admission: Free
Features: Military Museum with over 30 mannequins in various complete uniforms. Weapons of the time. Mostly WWII. 1943 Jeep and homefront items.

Governor’s Mansion
300 E. Capitol St., Jackson, MS 39201
Admission: Free
Features: Second-oldest continuously occupied governor’s residence in U.S., furnished with a fine collection of antiques.

GRAMMY Museum Mississippi
800 West Sunflower Road, Cleveland, MS 38732
Admission: Members free; Adults $12; Youth (6-18) $6; Children (5 and under) free; Military w/ID $10; Seniors (65 and up) $10; College Students w/ID $6; Groups (Booked in Advance); School Groups $5; Adults (10 or more persons) $10; Seniors (10 or more persons) $8.
Features: Content-rich interactives, films, & artifacts that cover the history of recorded music and the GRAMMY Awards. History of Dance / Dance Stage, Songwriting and Producing Pods, Roland Room/Stage. Area that shows Mississippi’s impact on modern music – including the Mississippi Music Table. Temporary exhibit rotates content approximately every 3 months. 130-seat Sound Stage, Classroom, Retail space

Grand Gulf Military Park
12006 Grand Gulf Rd., Port Gibson, MS 39150
Admission: Adults $3; Over-60 $2; K-12th grade $1.
Features: Civil War battlefield site; museum; historic buildings; cemetery; observation tower; campgrounds; view of Mississippi River

Grand Village of the Natchez Indians
400 Jefferson Davis Blvd., Natchez, MS 39120
Admission: Free
Features: Annual public events, educational programs for school and adult groups, museum, Indian mound area, nature trail, picnic areas

Greene County Museum
400 Main St., Leakesville, MS 39451
Admission: Donations welcome
Features: Converted jail houses artifacts relating to the history of Greene County, including home, farm, schools and river rafting of logs.

Greenville Air Force Base Museum
Mid-Delta Regional Airport, Greenville, MS 38701
Admission: Free
Features: From WWII to the Cold War, Greenville trained men and women to defend the United States. This museum tells their story.

Greenville History Museum
409 Washington Ave., Greenville, MS 38701
Admission: Donations Appreciated
Features: Housed in the restored Miller Building, museum provides a glimpse into Greenville’s history from the late 1800s through the 1970s.

Greenville Writer’s Exhibit, William Alexander Percy Library
341 Main St., Greenville, MS 38701
Admission: Free
Features: Showcases Greenville’s writers, including Shelby Foote, Ellen Douglas, Walker Percy, Beverly Lowry, and Clifton L. Taulbert.

Grenada History Museum & Coca-Cola Memorabilia Display
223 First Street, Grenada, MS 38901
(662) 226-1114
Admission: Free
Features: Come hear and see the story of Grenada from prehistoric to recent time eras. The museum will provide relics, artifacts, and interpretations of the many time periods.

Grenada Lake Museum
2088 Scenic Loop 333, Grenada, MS 38902
(662) 226-1679
Admission: Free
Features: Features animal displays, lake history, wildlife scenes, informational videos and a telescope overlook point

GumTree Museum of Art
211 W. Main St, Tupelo, MS 38802
Admission: Free
Features: Exhibitions, work shops, lectures, and other activities

Hazlehurst Depot and Music Museum
138 N. Ragsdale Ave., Hazlehurst, MS 39083
Admission: Free
Features: Displays influence of state’s musicians on world music. Special display for native son Robert Johnson. Many items reflecting local history and railroad history.

Hebrew Union Temple Century of History Museum
504 Main St., Greenville, MS 38701
Admission: Free
Features: Details the contributions and culture of Greenville’s Jewish residents since 1867.

Heflin House Museum
304 S. Main St., Sardis, MS 38666
Admission: Free
Features: Built in 1858 by Captain W.D. Heflin, this antebellum home is filled with furnishings and objects from the late 1800’s.

Highway 61 Blues Museum
307 North Broad St., Leland, MS 38701
Admission: Donations Appreciated
Features: In the heyday of blues, over 150 bluesmen lived within a 100 mile radius of Leland. This museum chronicles their story.

Historic Jefferson College
P.O. Box 700, Washington, MS 39190
Admission: Free
Features: Annual public events, fiddle contest, historic reenactments, educational programs for school and adult groups, restored buildings, nature trail, museum, picnic areas

Ida B. Wells Barnett Museum
220 N. Randolph St., Holly Springs, MS 38635
Admission: $5 adults, $2 12-and-under
Features: Art collections by African and African American artists. Artifacts and historical documents are housed in the historic Spires Bolling Home.

INFINITY Science Center
One Discovery Circle , Pearlington, MS 39572
Admission: Adults 14-54, $12; 55-and-over, military $10; ages 4-13 and groups of 20+, $6. Under 3, free.
Features: Space & Earth exhibits; nature boardwalks; tram-guided Possum Walk Trail; NASA bus tour; INFINITY CaFe and Odyssey Gift Shop; educational programs; live presentations; 3D, domed & sphere-projected movies; simulator ride; Home School Mondays; Senior Wednesdays; birthday parties; Scout overnight camping (w/reservation).

International Museum of Muslim Cultures
201 East Pascagoula St., Jackson, MS 39201
Admission: Adults $13, seniors $12, children $7
Features: Ancient Timbuktu manuscripts that uncover Africa’s literate culture. in April, Islamic Heritage month with educational programming and festival. In Septembert: At the Crossroads of Christianity and Islam: The Covenants of Prophet Muhammad in Historical Context

Jaketown Museum
116 W. Jackson St., Belzoni, MS 39038
Admission: Free
Features: Artifacts from Jaketown, dating from about 1750 BC to 1500 AD, making it one the longest and earliest inhabited sites discovered in North America.

Jerry Clower Museum
1 Amazing Grace Ln., Liberty, MS 39649
Admission: Free
Features: Contains memorabilia collected throughout the many years by humorist, Jerry Clower.

Jimmie Rodgers Memorial Museum
1725 Jimmie Rodgers Dr., Meridian, MS 39304
Admission: $10 adults, $5 ages 12-18, Under 12 free.
Features: “Father of Country Music” memorabilia; annual Jimmie Rodgers Festival; gift shop home of the original Jimmie Rodgers Guitar.

Kemper County Historical Museum
P.O. Box 518, DeKalb, MS 39328
(601) 743-2754
Admission: Free
Features: Contains items from the office of U. S. Senator, John C. Stennis, and tools & artifacts from early life in Kemper County.

Kosciusko Museum & Visitors Center
Natchez Trace Pkwy., Milepost 159.9., Kosciusko, MS 39090
(662) 289-2981
Admission: Free
Features: Includes a permanent display on Tadeusz Kosciuszko, a Polish freedom fighter and a Natchez Trace Parkway. exhibit.

Lake Hill Motors Museum
2003 Hwy 72 E. Annex, Corinth, MS 38834
Admission: Free
Features: Collection of antique, classic and custom automobiles and motorcycles.

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art
565 N. 5th Ave., Laurel, MS 39440
Admission: Free; suggested donation for adults $3
Features: Blues Bash; European and American art; Native American baskets; British Georgian silver; Japanese woodblock prints; art history library; Museum Shop

Lawrence County Regional History Museum
125 E. Broad St., Monticello, MS 39654
(601) 587-4422
Admission: Free
Features: Located on the bottom floor of the Civic Center, depicts the history of Territorial Lawrence County. The “untold story” of the political and social history of Lawrence Countians is vibrantly displayed in the museum.

Lee Home Society
316 7th St. North, Columbus, MS 39703
(662) 327-8888
Admission: $10 per person; students free
Features: c. 1847. Built by Maj. Thomas Blewett, this home was the former residence of Confederate Gen. Stephen D. Lee. It is now a museum exhibiting Civil War collections and artifacts.

Lynn Meadows Discovery Center
246 Dolan Avenue, Gulfport, MS 39507
Admission: $9; $3 after 3 weekdays, military, senior discounts
Features: Indoor and outdoor exhibits, performing arts program, adult and children cooking classes, birthday parties, character visits

Madison County Old Jail Museum
234 E. Fulton St., Canton, MS 39046
Admission: Free
Features: Built about 1870, the red brick building was used as the county jail for over 99 years.

Manship House Museum
420 E. Fortification St., Jackson, MS 39202
Admission: Free
Features: Summer workshops for children, Old Jackson Christmas by Candlelight Tour, Christmas at the Manship House, lectures, musical and educational programs

Marshall County Historical Museum
220 E. College Ave., Holly Springs, MS 38635
Admission: $5 adult, $3 children under 12
Features: Relics from 11 wars, antique toys and clothes, farm tools, county wildlife, American Indian artifacts, library, glassware, photography and local art.

McComb City Railroad Depot Museum
108 North Railroad Blvd., McComb, MS 39648
Admission: Free
Features: Railroad museum with memorabilia dating back to the 1800’s provides insight to the development of McComb.

Medgar Evers Home Museum
2332 Margaret Walker Alexander Drive, Jackson, MS 39213
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Admission: Free
Features: The former home of slain Mississippi NAACP leader Medgar Evers and his family.

Meridian Railroad Museum
1805 Front St., Meridian, MS 39301
Admission: Free
Features: Housed in a the old Railway Express Building, constructed in 1907 and features a display of vintage rail cars adjacent to Union Station

Military Memorial Museum
125 S. Whitworth Ave., Brookhaven, MS 39602
Admission: Free
Features: Museum features photos, artifacts and personal items of area veterans. Plus displays of military equipment dating back to World War I.

Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum
1150 Lakeland Dr., Jackson, MS 39216
Admission: Adults, $5; Over-60, military and ages 3-18 $4; Under-3 free.
Features: Heritage Exhibit Center; National Agricultural Aviation Museum; Fitzgerald Collection; Small Town, Miss.; Fortenberry-Parkman Farmstead; Ethnic Heritage Center; Forestry Auditorium

Mississippi Armed Forces Museum
U.S. 49, South Gate, Camp Shelby, MS 39407
Admission: Free
Features: Exhibits theater; gift shop; Medal of Honor tower; library and archive.

Mississippi Children’s Museum
2145 Museum Blvd. , Jackson, MS 39202
Admission: $10; children under 12 months free
Features: Galleries: Exploring Mississippi, Wild About Reading, Healthy Fun, Express Yourself, World at work; traveling exhibits; special events

Mississippi College Museums
200 College Street, Clinton, MS 39058
(601) 925-3000
Admission: Free
Features: Founded in 1826, Mississippi College is the oldest surviving institute of higher learning in Mississippi and is the nation’s second oldest Baptist college. It was also the first college in the U.S. to graduate women.

Mississippi Final Stands Interpretive Center
607 Grisham St., Baldwyn, MS 38824
Admission: $5 adults; $2 under-12
Features: Exhibits from the Battle of Brice’s Crossroads and the Battle of Harrisburg/Old Town Creek, fought in the summer of 1864.

Mississippi Industrial Heritage Museum
1808 4th St., Meridian, MS 39301
Admission: $10 adults, $5 students, $5 during November festival.
Features: Learn how people used to work. It is located at historic Soule’ Steam Feed Works, a turn-of-the-20th century factory. Site has belt-driven machine shop, foundry, 1930s office and steam engines, manufactured for the lumber industry.

Mississippi John Hurt Home & Museum
RR 109 Box 1972, Carrollton, MS 38917
Admission: $10 per person
Features: The original Mississippi John Hurt residence includes artifacts,pictures, other items from his era.

Mississippi Museum of Art
380 S. Lamar St., Jackson, MS 39201
Admission: Prices vary by exhibition. Call for information.
Features: Exhibitions; Art Garden; The Palette Cafe; numerous special events

Mississippi Museum of Natural Science
2148 Riverside Dr., Jackson, MS 39202
Admission: Adults $6; 60-and-over $5; ages 3-18 $4; Under-3 free
Features: Aquarium hall; hands-on fossil exhibits; native animals and plants; theater; classrooms; nature trail

Mississippi Petrified Forest National Natural Landmark
124 Forest Park Rd, Flora, MS 39071
Admission: $7 adults $6 students $6 seniors; Group rates available.
Features: Nature trail among the petrified logs, picnic area, covered pavilion, RV and tent campground gemstone flume, museum and gift shop. Pet friendly and handicap accessible

Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum
1152 Lakeland Dr., Jackson, MS 39216
Admission: Adults $5; 60-and-older $3.50; Ages 6-17 $3.50; Active Military $3.50; Children 5 & Under are free.
Features: “You Make the Call” Broadcast Booth; Dizzy Dean Museum; Sanderson Farms Championship exhibit; Wall of Memories; Olympic Exhibit; Interactive exhibits include the Hall of Fame Stadium, the Lightspace Play Floor and the TWall.

Mississippi State University Museums
75 B.S. Hood, Mississippi State, MS 39762
(662) 325-5203
Admission: Free
Features: Cobb Museum; Cullis & Gladys Wade Clock Museum; Templeton Ragtime Music Museum; Dunn-Seiler Geology Museum

Old Capitol Museum
P.O. Box 571, Jackson, MS 39205-0571
Admission: Free
Features: Mississippi’s statehouse from 1839-1903; National Historic Landmark reopened in 2009

Natchez Costume & Doll Museum
Magnolia Hall, 215 S. Pearl St., Natchez, MS 39120
(601) 442-6672
Admission: $6
Features: Collection includes antique dolls and costume gowns worn by the queens of past pageants, during Spring Pilgrimage.

Natchez Museum of African American History and Culture
301 Main St., Natchez, MS 39120
Features: N/A

North Delta Museum
748 2nd St., Friars Point, MS 38631
Admission: $4 Adults, $2 Children under 7
Features: Civil War and Indian artifacts and Mississippi River history.

Noxubee County Historical Society Museum
411 South Jefferson St., Macon, MS 39341
Admission: Free
Features: Exhibits cover the early days of Noxubee County. Sections highlight the Choctaw Indians and community life.

Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art
386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi, MS 39530
Admission: Adults $10; 60-and-older, military $8; students $5
Features: Celebration of work of potter George Ohr; educational programs; Museum Store; exhibitions; special events; Art Fair Extraorhrdinaire

Oktibbeha County Heritage Museum
206 Fellowship St., Starkville, MS 39759
Admission: Free
Features: The former GM&O Railroad depot/museum showcases the history of Oktibbeha County.

Old #1 Firehouse Museum
230 Main St., Greenville, MS 38701
Admission: Free
Features: Learn firefighting history at this vintage station, circa. 1923. It features antique fire trucks and instructive exhibits.

Old Court House Museum
1008 Cherry St., Vicksburg, MS 39183
Admission: Adults $5; 65-and-older $4.50; Grades 1-12 $3
Features: A museum for 67 years, it houses tens of thousands of artifacts from Pre-Columbian to WWII. Research library available by appointment.

Oren Dunn City Museum
689 Rutherford Rd., Tupelo, MS 38801
Admission: Adults $4; seniors $3; children $2
Features: Dudie Burger Festival, Dogtrot Rockabilly Festival & Scarecrows Exhibit, Living History Days, Lighting of the Museum, Seasonal exhibits; Available for weddings, parties, company retreat workshops and

Pearl River Community College Museum
101 Highway 11 North, Poplarville, MS 39470
Admission: Free
Features: Showcases the history of Pearl River Community College and education in the lower Pearl River valley.

Rankin County Historical Museum
1473 West Government St., Brandon, MS 39042
Admission: Free
Features: Includes the Atkins-McRae Store, the Neely-Wilson House. All records are kept at the Brandon Library Genealogy room located in the park.

Robert Johnson Blues Museum
218 E. Marion Ave., Crystal Springs, MS 39059
Admission: Free
Features: A tribute to Robert Johnson, “King of the Delta Blues Singers.” it houses a collection of murals of Johnson and other bluesmen.

Rock & Blues Museum
113 E. 2nd Street, Clarksdale, MS 38614
Admission: $5 donation per person
Features: Music memorabilia from 1920-1970. Clarksdale room, prewar & postwar blues, Fifties Rock’n Roll blues, British invasion, Rock in the sixties and seventies, seventies, Elvis Rooms, Soul Corner

Rosemont Plantation
Hwy 24 East, Woodville, MS 39669
(601) 888-6809
Admission: $10 Adults
Features: c. 1810. Family home of Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States of America.

Rust College
150 Rust Ave., Holly Springs, MS 38635
Admission: Free
Features: Established in 1866 as Shaw University for the education of freed slaves, on the site of slave auctions campground for Grant’s troops. Over 400 pieces of African art, sculptures and masks.

Sam Wilhite Transportation Museum
5 Depot Drive, West Point , MS 39773
Admission: Donations accepted; $5 adults; $1 children
Features: Local transportation history. Includes Smithsonian T-Model Rail Car exhibit, and HO train display.

Seabee Heritage Center
4902 Marvin Shields Blvd., Building 446, Gulfport, MS 39502
Admission: Free
Features: Collection of artifacts from events in which the Seabees and the CEC participated.

Smith Robertson Museum & Culture Center
528 Bloom St., Jackson, MS 39202
Admission: Adults $5.50, Seniors $4, College Students w/ID’s $3, Military $5 w/ID, Children 4-17 $2.
Features: Exhibitions and tours examining history of the Smith Robertson school and African American lifestyles in state

Tate County Courthouse
201 S. Ward, Senatobia, MS 38668
(662) 562-5661
Admission: Free
Features: Historic structure will house exhibits of the Tate County Heritage Museum throughout the facility.

Tennessee Williams Welcome Center & Museum
300 Main St., Columbus, MS 39701
Admission: Free
Features: First home of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tennessee Williams.

Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway Transportation Museum Inc.
318 Seventh St. N., Columbus, MS 39701
Admission: Donation
Features: Items relating to the construction, development and operations of waterway. Educational interactive exhibits including locks, all modes of transportation and simulation of pilot house.

The Birthplace of Kermit the Frog Exhibit
415 S.E. Deer Creek Dr., Leland, MS 38756
Admission: Free, donations accepted
Features: Commemorates boyhood of Jim Henson, creator of the Sesame Street characters and the Muppets.

The City of Cleveland’s Martin & Sue King Railroad Heritage Museum
115 S. Bayou Avenue, Cleveland, MS 38732
Admission: Free
Features: Promotes railroad history and its impact on the Delta. Railroad artifacts, Illinois Central caboose, and O largest gauge model layout in the Southeast.

The Crossroads Museum
221 N. Fillmore St., Corinth, MS 38834
Admission: Adults $5; students, military, senior citizens $3; Under-16 free
Features: Located in historic railroad depot, home to many artifacts detailing the history of north Mississippi

The Flood of ’27 Museum
118 South Hinds, Greenville, MS 38701
Admission: Free, donations accepted
Features: Artifacts and screen documentaries of the 1927 the flood and its impact.

The Jacqueline House African American Museum
1325 Main St., Vicksburg, MS 39183
Admission: $2
Features: Museum for study of history and culture of people of African descent in the Vicksburg area.

The Oaks House Museum
823 N. Jefferson St., P. O. Box 4240, Jackson, MS 39296-4240
Admission: Adults $4.50; seniors $4; children $3.50
Features: Tour features video presentation about the history of Jackson. One of few structures in city that survived the Civil War.

Tippah County Historical Museum
106 N. Siddall St., Ripley, MS 38663
Admission: Free
Features: Historical items from Tippah County; special and quarterly exhibits of local collections and crafts.

Tishomingo County Archives & Museum
203 E. Quitman St., Iuka, MS 38852
Admission: Free, donations accepted
Features: 1870 courthouse burned in 1886 and was rebuilt in 1888. Now houses a public museum.

Town Square Post Office & Museum
59 S. Main St., Pontotoc, MS 38863
Admission: Free
Features: Chickasaw Indian exhibit, paintings by local artists, display of “Blacksmith” trade, tools, arrowheads, artifacts, country store.

Tunica Riverpark & Museum
One Riverpark Dr., Tunica Resorts, MS 38664
Admission: Adults $10; 12-and-under $5; 65-and-older $9
Features: Mississippi River exhibits/artifacts; theater; aquariums; maps; observation deck; EcoTrail; riverboat cruises

Tupelo Automobile Museum
1 Otis Blvd., Tupelo, MS 38804
Admission: Adults $10; 60-and-older, Military $9; 12-and-under $5; Under-5 free
Features: Permanent displays and Special exhibits.

Tupelo Veterans Museum
689 Rutherford Road, Tupelo, MS 38802
662- 844-1515
Admission: Free, donations accepted
Features: Memorabilia ranging from the Civil War to Iraqi Wars

U.S.S. Cairo Gunboat and Museum
Vicksburg National Military Park, Vicksburg, MS 39180
Admission: Prices vary depending on tour selected. Call or visit website for details.
Features: Relics from U.S.S. Cairo, a civil war ironclad gunboat

Union County Heritage Museum
114 Cleveland St., New Albany, MS 38652
Admission: Free, donations accepted
Features: William Faulkner Library and Literary Garden, Varner’s Country Store, caboose, early 20th century doctor’s office, blacksmith shop, 1950s auto body shop, exhibits, folk art.

University of Mississippi Museum & Historical Houses
200 Lyceum, Oxford, MS 38677
(662) 232-7378
Admission: Free; costs for special exhibitions
Features: Includes a fine collection of Greek and Roman antiquities, 18th and 19th century scientific apparatus, Southern Folk Art and Theora Hamblett paintings. Southern decorative arts; changing exhibits. Walton Young Historic House is open for tours each Friday.

University of Southern Mississippi Museums
Hwy 49 South to Hardy St. Intersection, Hattiesburg, MS 39046
(601) 266-4491
Admission: Free
Features: Danford Chapel, with stained glass windows; Chapel Place and an 11 million-year-old petrified hardwood tree; Victorian-era Roberts Schoolhouse; Eagle Walk, inscribed with names like football legends Ray Guy and Brett Favre. All-American Rose Garden View rotating exhibits at the USM Museum of Arts.

Veterans Memorial Museum
920 Hillcrest Drive, Laurel, MS 39440
Admission: Free
Features: Large collection of military artifacts. Honor Wall of southeast Mississippi veterans.

Vicksburg National Military Park Visitors Center
3201 Clay St., Vicksburg, MS 39180
Admission: Entrance fee: $12 per vehicle; $7 per motorcycle; $5 pedestrian, bicycles; $5 per person for bus or vans. See website for full prices.
Features: Park information; exhibits; gift shop/bookstore; Siege of Vicksburg video

Walter Anderson Museum of Art
510 Washington Ave., Ocean Springs, MS 39564
Admission: Adults $10; AAA/military/seniors $8; ages 5-15 $5
Features: Exhibits; classes/workshops; events; store; cam